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TheAngryCAG

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#12621981 $175 credit toward the purchase of a new PS4 System when you sell GameSt...

Posted by TheAngryCAG on 05 April 2015 - 05:32 PM

I just think that when promotions like these get exploited, you encourage the company to avoid promotions like this in the future. I'm not sure if Gamestop has some kind of deal set up with Sony or what, but surely there's a reason why the trade promotion only applies toward a new PS4. This is by far the most I've seen Gamestop give for the system since well before the PS4 came out, and considering they're selling several models of the PS3s they're buying for less than the $175 we'll definitely never see this again. 

 

 

Again, when trade promotions get exploited, the frequency of trade promotions are reduced. If you read the SD thread, you'll see people boating that they've traded dozens of systems and used them toward shell/amazon gift cards. Just think about it from the perspective of the company and pure margin. There is without a doubt no way there is significant margin on those cards and if Gamestop picks up that people are exploiting these trade promotions only to return and buy prepaid cards, they won't have promotions like this in the future. People who exploit the system ruin it for people who genuinely would use the promotion.




#12621893 $175 credit toward the purchase of a new PS4 System when you sell GameSt...

Posted by TheAngryCAG on 05 April 2015 - 04:40 PM

Soooooo...did anyone actually use this promo for what it was intended?

I did, because it was a great deal. They're gonna run the promo for $125 toward an Xbox One next week, but I never expect to see this type of promotion again. People will whine and complain about awful trade values and bad trade in promotions, but when people exploit the system like this, who can blame them. CAG is becoming more and more like SD




#12621146 $175 credit toward the purchase of a new PS4 System when you sell GameSt...

Posted by TheAngryCAG on 05 April 2015 - 03:47 AM

People returning the PS4 after getting the $175 trade credit are the reason why companies don't do trade promotions like this often. 




#12617939 The new (and mod approved) Sony RLS thread

Posted by TheAngryCAG on 03 April 2015 - 04:36 PM

Site is up - for gamestop at least. Ordered a TLoU, Drive Club, LBP3, and PS4 Camera.




#11923122 2014 Thrift Store Thread - Post your finds here!

Posted by TheAngryCAG on 14 July 2014 - 06:24 PM

Bought a GBA SP for $10 that included Leaf Green (save works)




#11823071 2014 Yardsale thread

Posted by TheAngryCAG on 08 June 2014 - 02:50 AM

Was that all from 1/2 days of yard sales? I rarely find any games at yard sales by me, and when I do, they're typically garbage.

 

 

Today I got X-Men Legends 2 Gamecube, complete and great condition for $2, Karaoke American Idol 1 & 2 with mic for Wii for $5, and a sealed Twilight Princess on the Wii for $5.




#11816758 2014 Thrift Store Thread - Post your finds here!

Posted by TheAngryCAG on 05 June 2014 - 05:55 PM

Bought these as a bundle at the local thrift store as a bundle for $12.99. Pretty decent selection.

 

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#11770760 Triple Game Trade In Value @ Target 5/18-5/24

Posted by TheAngryCAG on 19 May 2014 - 06:13 PM

You know I've got no problems with Target lowering their TIV a day or so into a promo due to overstock.  I was able to due multiple trades yesterday for good profit.  However what pisses me off is how just 4 days ago on Friday there were a few Xbox Original games that are on the rare side which had a TIV of $18.xx but then by late Friday they lowered them and by late Sat they lowered them even more to $5.00.  So with the triple value they weren't even as much as the original price two days prior.  Fuck off Target you shady bait and switch assholes!

Most companies that do trades do this. No one is going to (or no one reasonably should) pay you $54 for something that they can't at least break even or make a small profit on.




#11755038 The new (and mod approved) Sony RLS thread

Posted by TheAngryCAG on 13 May 2014 - 09:58 PM

I got as far as having items in my cart but it never let me check out!

I've found that if it's in your cart, it'll stay there at least half an hour


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#11754953 The new (and mod approved) Sony RLS thread

Posted by TheAngryCAG on 13 May 2014 - 09:34 PM

It really is discouraging that I have all these points, but can't use them on the good stuff. This seems to happen every update. I would rather him just announce them at random rather than before the store update. I feel like there's less of a chance of the site shitting itself. I'm sure people have been sitting and refreshing the catalog the past hour waiting for the update.


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#11754883 The new (and mod approved) Sony RLS thread

Posted by TheAngryCAG on 13 May 2014 - 09:16 PM

I really wish the servers didn't slow to a crawl when an update happens. The site is unusable


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